4 Posts by: "By Joshua Essery, Psyd, Abpp"



why focusing on your child's bad behavior can be so wrong

why focusing on your child's bad behavior can be so wrong

Behavior problems are a signal that there is something else wrong in the child’s life. The behavior itself is rarely the actual problem but usually the product of something else.
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mental health wellness: what you need to know

mental health wellness: what you need to know

Habits and life routines affect our mental health and well-being. So what can we do to create a better mental health our children?
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what's in the way of joy-filled holidays with your loved ones?

what's in the way of joy-filled holidays with your loved ones?

Our children can be especially sensitive to family interpersonal dynamics during the holiday season, so parents must be aware of how interactions and emotions can impact their kids.
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understanding bullying is the first step in stomping it out

understanding bullying is the first step in stomping it out

Attempting to identify the “bad person(s)” or “bad kid(s)” who are then labeled as a “bully” leaves much to be desired in addressing the underlying problems associated with bullying.
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